All posts by Erin Holden

Cherry Street Mission Calls for Thanksgiving Volunteers & Donations

As we sit down to a Thanksgiving dinner with our families in 2020, experiencing a spirit of gratitude that we’ve made it this far through a challenging year, it’s more important than ever to think of those who could use a helping hand. Cherry Street Missions, as always, is a place that provides that help

Restaurant Updates During COVID-19

Throughout the Toledo area, many restaurants and bars are struggling to enforce social distancing guidelines. Others are having to close their doors because they’ve had employees test positive for COVID-19. Most of the establishments we’ve listed in this ever-evolving list of closures have only closed temporarily for deep cleans or due to an inability to

7 Toledo Area Restaurants with Handy Apps

  Photo by Rob Hampson on Unsplash Accessible curbside service enhances the enjoyment of food from  local restaurants, but you know what makes that process even easier? A convenient app that provides the restaurants’ usual options and more. Toledo City Paper compiled  a list of some favorite local restaurant apps that make a difference during

Nuestra Gente Renovates Historic Church for Old South End Food Pantry

Photos by Kelli Miller If you haven’t heard of Nuestra Gente Community Projects, Inc. from the organization’s annual Barrio Latino Art Festival or its Spanish-language WVZC radio station, you might know it from the charitable work they do for the Old South End. Linda Parra, the founder and president of Nuestra Gente, is a whirlwind

Battle of the Birdhouses

A challenge for nature lovers and craftsmen alike is currently underway with Battle of the Birdhouses, a challenge where registered groups compete to create the most impressive birdhouse for a nonprofit auction! Nature’s Nursery Center for Wildlife Rehabilitation created this contest/auction as a fundraiser for their busiest year yet. As it is one of their